[X] Lacquer [X] Chinese Art
122 objects
FSC-L-25

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) standing on waves and lotus

https://asia.si.edu/object/FSC-L-25
<p>A hollow dry lacquer statue of Guanyin wearing a hooded cape over billowing garments that sweep to the right. The deity stands on cresting waves with an open lotus flower at the center. The figure&#8217;s waist is slightly bent and the upper back arched, creating a gentle curve. Hands are held in the teaching gesture. &#8230;</p>
S1997.36

Small table

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1997.36
S1997.34

Tray

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1997.34
S1987.405a-b

Circular Box

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.405a-b
S1987.402

Deep tray

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.402
S1987.396

Lacquer tray

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.396
<p>A pair of phoenixes with decorative tails in two styles fills the center of the carved red lacquer tray or dish. The red lacquer contrasts with a mustard-colored lacquer used close to the base of the carving. Flowers of the four seasons surround the phoenixes, which are supernatural birds that serve as emblems of peace, &#8230;</p>